Meet the team

Joel Sofer
Managing Director

Founder of Marson Property, Joel has extensive experience of working with high net worth investors to bring property investment and development projects to fruition. He is responsible for identifying add value opportunities and engages with clients and the rest of the Marson team to develop a strategy that ensures the best return on investments.

Mark Schwimmer
Operations Director

Mark is responsible for the operations and day-to-day running of the business, ensuring Marson performs efficiently and delivers a consistent level of service through the correct professional teams. His market research ensures in-depth due diligence into current property/land values and supply/demand levels, giving clients a trusted insight into market trends and project viability.

Chris Horn
Director – Head of Planning

Chris is a planning and development surveyor with a background in both public and private sectors.

He has worked on numerous central London projects and has a strong track record of client representation achieving large planning consents for complex sites. Formerly Development Director for Elephant & Castle and Planning Director for the 2012 International Broadcast and Media Centres, he has secured major planning permissions for central London clients including Sellar, Workspace, Derwent, Ennismore, Barratt London and many others.

Chris has strong planning and political connections across London and is able to represent and advocate for projects at all levels.

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Moshe Hirsh, ACCA, CTA BSc (Hons)
Head of Finance

As Head of Finance at Marson, Moshe works with the team to compile detailed development appraisals and accurate accounts of investments and returns. These financial appraisals also form the basis of vital client reporting, with real-time visibility of budgets and cashflows provided to suit clients.

Ricky Bika, MAPM
Head of Development

As a Member of the Association for Project Management (MAPM), Ricky oversees the project management of client developments at the point that a scheme gets off the ground. His career has involved many varied construction projects, including residential and commercial, and as Head of Development at Marson he ensures that client investments are diligently managed.